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Scary Facts about Hand Sanitizers and 3 Alternatives

6 Scary Facts about Hand Sanitizers and 3 Alternatives

Hand sanitizers started to be used in hospitals for doctors to clean their hands quickly in order not to transfer bacteria and viruses from one patient to another. When they first came out commercially, they seemed like the perfect solution to defy humans’ tiniest enemies, germs! The amazing thing about those gel cleansers is that they can be carried around anywhere and can kill germs in no time. Hand sanitizers are saturated with alcohol which represents 60% of its contents and acts as the active ingredient. Once you spread the gel over your hand and wait for the alcohol to vaporize, it kills germs, so you can’t just wipe it off. Unfortunately, being exposed to concentrated alcohol has its alarming …

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